Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) aims at supporting sustainable production in agriculture sector by way of: providing financial support to farmers suffering crop loss/damage arising out of unforeseen events; stabilizing the income of farmers to ensure their continuance in farming; encouraging farmers to adopt innovative and modern agricu

How safe is it to grow genetically modified, or GM, mustard on Indian farms? An answer to that requires a deep understanding of conflicting scientific views.

Farmer unions, including BKS, today demanded that the Environment Ministry cancel the meeting of the regulatory body GEAC scheduled for February 5 to discuss the much-debated genetically modified (

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the government on a plea asking it to initiate contempt against three members of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) for proceeding w

India's chief scientific adviser has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to decide the fate of the country's first genetically modified (GM) food crop, mustard, and a recent meeting suggests authori

A vast majority of farmers in the country are aware of the minimum support price (MSP) for various agricultural crops, such as rice, wheat, pulses, coarse cereals and oilseeds, announced by the government annually, a study by Niti Aayog has stated.

Assurance of quality energy is the most important input for development. Though India is the fifth largest producer of electricity globally, it remains a power-deficit state. It is poorly endowed with traditional fuel resources such as hydrocarbons, but blessed reasonably with renewable energy sources. Every step in harnessing them will make India energy self-sufficient. An attempt is made in this article to illustrate the initiatives of Karnataka State Women’s University to reduce load on national grid.

Global food prices will continue to decline over the next decade as a result of a combination of strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand says this new report released by OECD-FAO.

KOLHAPUR: With just over five lakh marginal farmers in the district, Kolhapur has stood second in the state behind Satara.

Total area impacted across India pegged at 18.9 mn hectares